Graphic Novel

"Absolutely riveting . . . Maus, move over; a sa great graphic novel, you've met your match." — BOOKLIST"Complex, meticulously drawn . . . a gripping way to revisit those lurid days." — THE WASHINGTON POSTThe groundbreaking, award-winning semi-autobiographical graphic novel returns in a new edition featuring an introduction by Alison Bechdel, award winning author of Fun Home.In the 1960s American South, a young gas-station attendant named Toland Polk is rejected from the Army draft for admitting "homosexual tendencies," and falls in with a close-knit group of young locals yearning to break from the conformity of their hometown through civil rights activism, folk music and upstart communality of race-mixing, gay-friendly nightclubs. Toland's story is both deeply personal and epic in scope, as his search for identity plays out against the brutal fight over segregation, an unplanned pregnancy and small-town bigotry, aided by an unforgettable supporting cast.


Colorist Howard Cruse
Introduction Alison Bechdel
Penciller Howard Cruse
Written by: Howard Cruse


On Sale Date:
Jun 1 2011

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